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loops & threads® charisma® knit pixelated hat

Keep your head toasty this winter with a chunky knit hat in Charisma®. The dappled color effect is created while using just one color at a time. With sizes for Preemie through Adult Large all sizes are covered for the whole family. 
Step 1

SIZES: Preemie (Newborn, 3-6 Month, 6-12 Month, Toddler, Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference = 10" (12", 14", 15", 16", 17", 19", 20", 22") [25 cm (30 cm, 36 cm, 38 cm, 41 cm, 43 cm, 48 cm, 51 cm, 56 cm)]  and Length = 4" (5", 6", 6", 6½", 7", 8", 9", 9½") [10 cm (13 cm, 15 cm, 15 cm, 17 cm, 18 cm, 20 cm, 23 cm, 24 cm)]

GAUGE: 12 sts x 16 rows = 4” (10 cm); save time and check your gauge

INSTRUCTIONS:

With White, cast on 30 (36, 42, 45, 48, 51, 57, 60, 66) sts.

Place marker and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.


Ribbing

Rnd 1: *K2, p1; rep from * around.

Repeat Rnd 1, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 5, 5, 5) more times.


Body

Join Coral & begin working in stripes, *1 round Coral, 1 round White; rep from * throughout remainder of hat, do not twist yarn when changing colors, just pick up the previous color and continue working. Colors will form a natural spiral without any holes or sharp lines where you change colors.

Purl every rnd until Hat measures 2½ (3, 3¾, 3¼, 3¾, 3¾, 4½, 5½, 5¾)” [6 cm (7.6 cm, 9.5 cm, 8.2 cm, 9.5 cm, 9.5 cm, 11.4 cm, 14 cm, 14.6 cm)].

6-12 Month (Child, Adult Small) Only: *P13 (15, 17), p2tog; rep from * 2 more times – 42 (48, 54) sts.


Step 2

Decrease Section (All Sizes)

Rnd 1: *P5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11), place marker; rep from * 5 more times.

Rnd 2: *Purl to 2 sts before marker, p2tog; rep from * 5 more times – 6 sts dec’d.

Rnd 3: Purl.

Repeat Rnds 2-3, 1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times – 18 (18, 24, 24, 24, 24, 30, 30, 36) sts.

Repeat Rnd 2, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) times – 6 sts.

Cut yarn and thread tail onto tapestry needle and draw through remaining sts.


Finishing: Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Dec’d = Decreased

K = Knit

P = Purl

P2tog = Purl 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)

Rep = Repeat(ing)

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)


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